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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Colton girls' 13-year state run ends


February 27, 2020

What if a basketball team made it to state 13 years in a row?

What if they won the championship eight times in row? What if they lost in the semifinals the next year and then won the championship two more times back-to-back? If it was true, it would be the Colton High School girls basketball team from 2007-20.

What if the team at one point had a 79-win streak across three years?

It was all true and the Colton girls’ in-residence at Spokane’s Washington State 1B basketball tournament ended in Walla Walla last weekend.

Colton lost 44-40 to Garfield/Palouse in a district tournament game, e...

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